chocolate chip cookies

Dear Megan, Thank you for being obsessed with chocolate chip cookies with me. They’re the one thing in this world that can bring a smile to so many people. The soft chewy center and lightly crisped edges are just a delight of texture. I write this as you’re a cookie master. I still remember theContinue reading “chocolate chip cookies”

raspberry nectarine clafoutis

Dear PRHC Cooks, Thank you for introducing me to clafoutis. It’s a genius dessert. Easy to assemble. Easy to bake. Easy to serve. And just fulfills all my flan and custard cravings. Plus there’s fruit. I brought this dish to a family gathering – a family that thinks that everything I make is too sweet.Continue reading “raspberry nectarine clafoutis”

cheddar and chive pretzel knots

Dear PRHC Cooks, I love that there’s a cookbook club at work! If you don’t know, I work in a publishing company, mainly on children’s books but we have imprints that produce these amazing cookbooks. A few colleagues at work decided it was time that we cook from these cookbooks and bring them in forContinue reading “cheddar and chive pretzel knots”

ghost cookies

Dear Becca and Cale, Thank you for bringing cute adorable ghosts to the world. I am such a scaredy-cat when it comes to spooky and paranormal things, but both of your picture books have made me look at ghosts in a different way. To celebrate the Halloween season, I made some ghost cookies based onContinue reading “ghost cookies”

nectarine hand-pies

Dear Howard, It has become the year of pies and hand-pies. Sure, you might say they’re turnovers or strudels, but hand-pies are so much cuter. Who knew I would churn out more than 50 of these this year only to be gobbled up by the masses? I think the hand-pie obsession is real. Thank goodnessContinue reading “nectarine hand-pies”